NORTH CHARLESTON (August 28, 2023) – SC Works Trident is partnering with economic development leaders from Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties to host three workforce career fairs in September for Workforce Development Month.
Each county economic development department will co-host a job fair throughout the month to maximize opportunities for job seekers to connect with top-private sector employers and learn more about the open positions available.
“We are excited to join with our economic development partners to offer three opportunities for job seekers to meet with the region’s top employers,” said BCDCOG Workforce Development Director Sharon Goss. “No matter what county you reside in, there are great careers available and SC Works Trident is ready to partner with you to take your next step.”
The full schedule is as follows:
- Berkeley Workforce Career Fair: Wednesday, September 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Berkeley County Administration Building, 1003 Highway 52 in Moncks Corner.
- Dorchester Workforce Career Fair: Wednesday, September 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Trident Technical College – Dorchester Campus, 10055 Dorchester Rd. in Summerville.
- Charleston Workforce Career Fair: Wednesday, September 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at ECPI University, 3800 Paramount Dr. in North Charleston.
More on the partnership from our economic development partners:
“Berkeley County Economic Development is proud to collaborate with our neighboring counties to showcase the unique array of career opportunities each county offers,” said Berkeley County Economic Development Workforce Development Manager Corey McClary. “Our Tri-County partnership is valuable to us and a paramount part of our continued investment in the people who live and work here.”
“Here in Dorchester County, as well as throughout the Trident Region, we understand it is crucial to prepare our workforce with the skills needed for tomorrow’s careers,” said Dorchester County Economic Development Deputy Director Michelle McDonald. “We are striving to make every local citizen competitively hirable, whether they’ve been here for years or are one of the 37 new residents moving to our area every day. Throughout Workforce Development Month, we want to connect every job seeker with the many opportunities to grow and prosper in Dorchester County.”
“Workforce Development Month presents a pivotal moment for us to come together as a community and empower job seekers on their path to success,” said Charleston County Economic Development Senior Director Ashley Richardson. “This initiative underscores our commitment to cultivating a robust workforce equipped with the skills and insights required to thrive in tomorrow’s job landscape. We invite job seekers from Charleston County and every corner of the Trident Region to seize these openings and forge ahead with confidence.”
To maximize the benefits of the event, attendees should observe the following guidelines:
- Bring an updated resume to the hiring event
- Be prepared for an on-site interview
- Email updated resume to employers, if needed
SC Works Trident is available to provide resume assistance to job seekers ahead of the events. Those interested in this service can book an appointment with a career coach at scworkstrident.org/scheduler.
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